Investors Unfriend Facebook As SEC Investigates IPO “Issues”

By | Tuesday May 22, 2012 @ 1:07pm PDT

Facebook IPO IssuesUPDATE, 2:30 PM: Massachusetts Secretary of Commonwealth William Galvin is conducting his own investigation into what Morgan Stanley told big investors about Facebook, and when the disclosures took place. A spokesman tells ReutersRead More »

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Facebook Secrets In Filing For $5B IPO

By | Wednesday February 1, 2012 @ 2:16pm PST

Facebook IPOThe Facebook filing values Mark Zuckerberg stake at $16 billion. Facebook said its 27-year-old founder and CEO owns more than a  quarter of the company, or roughly 534 million shares. Those are just some of the numbers in the SEC filing to issue stock that … Read More »

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WSJ: Bankers Fighting Over Facebook IPO

By | Friday January 27, 2012 @ 12:06pm PST

One of the tech world’s most eagerly anticipated public offerings could take place next week, with Facebook potentially raising about $10B from shares that would value the company at as much as $100B, The Wall Street Journal Read More »

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Is Facebook Worth More than $100B?

By | Tuesday November 29, 2011 @ 7:23am PST

That’s the valuation that the king of social media hopes investors will accept as it considers whether to make one of the biggest public stock offerings ever this spring, The Wall Street Journal reports. The paper says that Mark Zuckerberg’s company wants to raise $10B and could file documents at the SEC to begin the process by the end of this year. Visa, General Motors, and AT&T Wireless are the only U.S. companies that have collected more than $10B in an initial public offering. Up to now, Zuckerberg has been cool to the idea of going public, which would require Facebook to disclose a lot of information about its finances. But he may have to give the public a peek even if he keeps the company private: He’ll have more than 500 investors by year end, the Journal says, and the SEC requires companies that cross that threshold to open up about some of their numbers. The figures are sure to be impressive: The company is believed to generate more than $4B a year in revenue. Read More »

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Software Firm MobiTV Files For $75M IPO

By | Wednesday August 31, 2011 @ 5:02pm PDT

Banking on the smart phone  boom continuing, the 12-year-old maker of software that enables users to watch live TV today filed to raise as much as $75M in an IPO. The filing did not indicate how many shares it will offer … Read More »

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